The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 762 714 805
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +91
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 103 150 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.15% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 79 128 57
Average salary £52,500 £41,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.74% -12.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -5.74%
OWASP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85300 82408 85840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.36% 81.93% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70869 66754 73764
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 50 £50,000 -23.07% 7
Yorkshire +2 22 £35,000 -3.44%
South East -37 18 £60,000 +33.33% 4
West Midlands -19 7 £60,000 - 2
East Midlands -26 4 £41,000 +7.89%
North West -29 2 £48,750 -18.75%
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 81 (38.94%) SQL
2 69 (33.17%) .NET
3 61 (29.33%) Information Security
4 51 (24.52%) Java
4 51 (24.52%) JavaScript
4 51 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (24.52%) Mentoring
5 50 (24.04%) HTML
6 45 (21.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (20.67%) CSS
7 43 (20.67%) Linux
7 43 (20.67%) Microsoft
8 42 (20.19%) Web Services
8 42 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
9 41 (19.71%) ASP.NET
10 40 (19.23%) CISSP
11 37 (17.79%) MySQL
12 36 (17.31%) SQL Server
12 36 (17.31%) Finance
12 36 (17.31%) PCI DSS
13 33 (15.87%) MVC
14 31 (14.90%) C#
14 31 (14.90%) Management Information System
15 30 (14.42%) Firewall
15 30 (14.42%) Ethical Hacking
16 29 (13.94%) Windows
16 29 (13.94%) MS Excel
16 29 (13.94%) Scrum
17 26 (12.50%) PHP
18 25 (12.02%) Security Testing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.10%) Apache
2 10 (4.81%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (3.37%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.88%) Node.js
5 6 (2.88%) Drupal
5 6 (2.88%) nginx
5 6 (2.88%) CMS
5 6 (2.88%) IIS
6 4 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.81%) SaaS
3 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.42%) Firewall
2 19 (9.13%) SSL
3 15 (7.21%) HTTP
4 10 (4.81%) Wireless
5 9 (4.33%) Network Security
6 7 (3.37%) Internet
7 5 (2.40%) FTP
7 5 (2.40%) DNS
7 5 (2.40%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.96%) IPsec
9 2 (0.96%) LAN
9 2 (0.96%) WAN
9 2 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.48%) LDAP
10 1 (0.48%) WLAN
10 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.48%) VPN
10 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.79%) MySQL
2 36 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 18 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.96%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 24 (11.54%) Selenium
2 22 (10.58%) Subversion
3 16 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 15 (7.21%) Hudson
4 15 (7.21%) CruiseControl
4 15 (7.21%) JIRA
5 12 (5.77%) NUnit
5 12 (5.77%) MSTest
6 9 (4.33%) JUnit
7 8 (3.85%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.85%) Metasploit
7 8 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.37%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.37%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.37%) Bugzilla
9 6 (2.88%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.40%) Moq
11 3 (1.44%) TestNG
12 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (17.31%) Finance
2 17 (8.17%) Games
3 12 (5.77%) Marketing
4 7 (3.37%) Retail
5 6 (2.88%) Billing
6 3 (1.44%) French Language
7 2 (0.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.96%) Banking
7 2 (0.96%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (20.67%) Developer
2 30 (14.42%) Security Specialist
3 28 (13.46%) Architect
4 27 (12.98%) Consultant
4 27 (12.98%) Security Consultant
5 25 (12.02%) Applications Specialist
5 25 (12.02%) Application Security Specialist
6 23 (11.06%) Tester
7 19 (9.13%) Analyst
8 15 (7.21%) Data Architect
8 15 (7.21%) Penetration Tester
9 14 (6.73%) Ethical Hacker
9 14 (6.73%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.73%) Security Analyst
10 13 (6.25%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Security Manager
12 11 (5.29%) IT Security Consultant
12 11 (5.29%) J2EE Developer
12 11 (5.29%) IT Consultant
12 11 (5.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.17%) .NET
2 50 (24.04%) HTML
3 43 (20.67%) CSS
4 42 (20.19%) Web Services
5 41 (19.71%) ASP.NET
6 20 (9.62%) Hibernate
6 20 (9.62%) Spring
7 18 (8.65%) .NET Framework
7 18 (8.65%) XML
8 17 (8.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (7.21%) REST
9 15 (7.21%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 13 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (6.25%) NHibernate
10 13 (6.25%) Ajax
10 13 (6.25%) jQuery
11 12 (5.77%) WCF
11 12 (5.77%) RESTful
12 11 (5.29%) J2EE
13 10 (4.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.90%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.21%) Data Integration
3 12 (5.77%) W3C
4 10 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.81%) Open Source
5 7 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.40%) User Experience
8 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.44%) EMV
9 3 (1.44%) NHS
9 3 (1.44%) APACS
10 2 (0.96%) CESG
10 2 (0.96%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.96%) PKI
10 2 (0.96%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.67%) Linux
2 29 (13.94%) Windows
3 17 (8.17%) AIX
4 12 (5.77%) Solaris
4 12 (5.77%) UNIX
5 6 (2.88%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) OS/400
6 1 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.33%) Information Security
2 51 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.52%) Mentoring
3 42 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (15.87%) MVC
5 30 (14.42%) Ethical Hacking
6 29 (13.94%) Scrum
7 25 (12.02%) Security Testing
8 23 (11.06%) E-Commerce
9 22 (10.58%) Software Testing
10 21 (10.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 21 (10.10%) Security Architecture
11 20 (9.62%) SIEM
11 20 (9.62%) UML
12 19 (9.13%) OO
13 18 (8.65%) Risk Management
13 18 (8.65%) Web Development
13 18 (8.65%) Line Management
14 17 (8.17%) Coaching
14 17 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.94%) SQL
2 51 (24.52%) Java
2 51 (24.52%) JavaScript
3 31 (14.90%) C#
4 26 (12.50%) PHP
5 19 (9.13%) C++
6 18 (8.65%) C
7 12 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.85%) PHP5
8 8 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.40%) Tcl
9 5 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.44%) Python
11 2 (0.96%) Ruby
11 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) Perl
12 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (19.23%) CISSP
2 21 (10.10%) Degree
3 16 (7.69%) OSCP
4 14 (6.73%) CISM
5 11 (5.29%) CEH
5 11 (5.29%) ISTQB
6 10 (4.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (4.33%) ISEB
8 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.85%) MCSE
9 7 (3.37%) CISA
9 7 (3.37%) Sun Certification
9 7 (3.37%) OSCE
10 6 (2.88%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.88%) CCNA
10 6 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.40%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.40%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.44%) MCP
12 3 (1.44%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (21.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (17.31%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.25%) QA
4 4 (1.92%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.44%) Nmap
3 2 (0.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) Nessus
2 5 (2.40%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 43 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.10%) Oracle
3 14 (6.73%) Cisco
4 12 (5.77%) CheckPoint
5 9 (4.33%) VMware
6 7 (3.37%) Sun
6 7 (3.37%) F5
7 6 (2.88%) Facebook
7 6 (2.88%) Twitter
7 6 (2.88%) LogRhythm
7 6 (2.88%) Zend
8 5 (2.40%) Imperva
9 3 (1.44%) Capita
9 3 (1.44%) Google
10 2 (0.96%) TippingPoint
10 2 (0.96%) Citrix
10 2 (0.96%) Juniper
10 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.48%) IBM
11 1 (0.48%) SAP
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
BIAARS
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
BIAARS
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Certification Europe
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000 per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Uxbridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Certification Europe
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bens + Training and Development and Career Pro
Posted: 25 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 25 days ago